A relic of the Cold War past lies under I-5, a public haven where Seattleites could wait for the end of the world. With space for only 200 people, the shelter would have had us dying to get in, or at least competing to win at atomic "Survivor."READ MORE 13 COMMENTS
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Legally, Native Americans have a growing role in shaping the cultural preservation process. They have an unofficial role too: giving voice to our ambivalence about "progress."READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
Hurling abuse is not only all-American; it's an inevitable part of large, morphing protest movements, right and left.READ MORE 27 COMMENTS
Obama may see an uptick in his popularity, but will Democrats be able to hold their congressional majority? And how solid were those projections that the reform bill wouldn't add to the federal deficit?READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
The Federal Reserve was found to have violated federal law in sale of its downtown bank branch.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Preservationists have made a federal case out of the sale of the Federal Reserve Bank's Seattle branch, putting the city's landmark process under scrutiny and raising questions about whether our heritage laws are being followed.READ MORE 14 COMMENTS
The sale of Seattle's low-profile Federal Reserve Bank is subject of a federal lawsuit over its sale, and possible demolition.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The Great Recession and federal and state budget cuts are creating hurdles for heritage advocates who see historic preservation and urban revitalization as a way out of the economic doldrums. Obama's budget is a major setback because it slashes cherished programs.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
The decision to relocate the Marine Operations Center in Seattle to Newport has run afoul of flood-plain regulations. NOAA has agreed to reassess its decision, but the Oregon subsidy may still carry the day.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A brown-bag lunch with the media gives a peek into some challenges that face the new mayor and the city, and how he plans on conducting himself.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
Seven days that liberals should never forget, much less repeat.READ MORE 17 COMMENTS
In Seattle and Olympia, new blogs are trying to reshape public opinion about historic preservation by focusing on successes, failures, and hidden architectural influences. Who knew the prevalence of the geodesic dome?READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
The biggest Shanghai surprise so far is how U.S. participation in China's Expo 2010, once in doubt, has been saved by Hillary Clinton's prodigious fund-raising ability. But it's not the whole story.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Weyerhaeuser is close to becoming a real estate investment trust. For tax analysts and shareholders, forests are no longer about timber; they're about harvesting tax-advantaged money.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
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Ex-SEAL Robert O'Neill says he killed Osama bin Laden
O'Neill confirmed to The Washington Post that he was the unnamed SEAL who was first to tumble through the doorway of bin Laden's bedroom and take aim at the terrorist leader.
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